vriend

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vriend.

Noun[edit]

vriend (plural vriende, feminine vriendin)

  1. friend

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *friond, *friund, from Proto-Germanic *frijōndz. Compare Low German frund, West Frisian freon, German Freund, English friend, Danish frænde, Norwegian frende. Related to the verb vrijen (to make love; to be in a relationship).

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Noun[edit]

vriend m (plural vrienden, diminutive vriendje n, feminine vriendin)

  1. (male) friend
  2. boyfriend

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